For Parents

Raising kids is a rewarding journey with many questions along the way. As a community we love and support each other on this journey.

Seeking community with other parents? Looking for a sitter? Need other resources? See below for opportunities for wherever you are on your parenting journey.

 

ParentRest: A Place for Parents

ParentRest logoSundays, 10:00-10:40 am  |  Rooms 212-213

Calling ALL Parents... join us each week for a time to get together and connect as parents of kids of all ages. Join other parents at this time for good coffee and vibrant conversation about life, family, parenthood, and faith.
Each week we will be discussing different topics related to parenting, faith or family life. All are welcome. Come and check it out! Can't come every week, no problem. Come when you can and join in the conversation.

New this year! Monthly breakout sessions specifically for parents of “Littles” and “Bigs”:

  • ParentRest Littles
    Every 1st and 3rd Sunday Starting October 15 | 10:00-10:40 am | Lower Level Conference Room

    This ParentRest breakout group will focus on parents with kids 2 years and under.   Meet parents who share the same struggles and joys of parenting small children. ParentRest Littles will meet every 3rd Sunday of the month in the Lower Level Conference room.  Nursery will be available or feel free to bring your little ones.  We will have a few toys and activities to keep your kids busy.

  • ParentRest Bigs
    Every 2nd Sunday Starting October 8 | 10:00-10:40 am | Lower Level Conference Room

    So your kids are high school age and beyond; you still encounter the struggles and joys of parenting! Join us to connect, catch up, and share discussions related to parenting, faith and family life. This breakout group will focus on parents with high school age kids and beyond.

 

Kids Night Out = Parents Night Out!

Second Saturday of each month, 4:00-7:00 pm | Begins Saturday, October 7
Kids Night Out is the place for kids ages 6 months (as of September 1, 2017) through 3rd grade. On the second Saturday of each month bring the kids to Normandale from 4:00-7:00 pm for a fun night of games, music, art projects, fun activities and dinner. And while the kids are having a great night out, so can their parents! This program runs October-May and is open to all. Check-in/check-out is located in lower narthex; reservations are necessary.  

Kids Night Out Fees
$15.00/night per child, or maximum $40.00/family per event.

We ask that all families make a one-time $30 supply donation for the year. We will collect this donation the first evening that your utilize the Kids Night Out Program.

Reserve a spot for this month's event!

Participants sign-up HERE!

Volunteers sign-up HERE!

Contact Maggie Jones at 952.929.1697 x369 / mjones@normluth.org or Kari Warnke at 952.929.1697 x350 / kari@normluth.org with any questions. 

 

Parent & Family Resources

Raising kids is a rewarding journey with many questions along the way. As a community we love and support each other on this journey. We hope these additional resources are helpful and informative as you walk through the stages of family life.

Edina Parent Connection Network (PCN)
www.edinapcn.com

More resources coming soon!